Improvisers: Play What You Hear with Bert Ligon

Sunday, 8/4, 11 am - 1 pm

Improvisers: Play What You Hear with Bert Ligon
Age Adult
Event Type Workshop
Department Theory and Improvisation
Day Sun
Instructor Bert Ligon
Status online event

For jazz musicians, playing what you hear is crucial. Join us for a workshop led by noted author and educator Bert Ligon and gain tools to develop this essential skill. The workshop is open to all. 

Early Workshop Registration Encouraged! 
Prices increase by $15 48 hours before each workshop.

About Bert Ligon

Bert Ligon, the director of jazz studies at the University of South Carolina, is a distinguished American jazz musician, composer, and educator. He holds a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music in jazz piano performance and arranging from the University of North Texas. Ligon’s impact extends beyond the classroom, as he has authored several influential books, including “Jazz Theory Resources Vol. 1 & 2,” “Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony,” and “Comprehensive Technique for the Jazz Musician.” His compositions have been featured in various contexts, from big band arrangements to film and television. Ligon’s teaching style combines clarity, patience, and humor, making him a respected figure in jazz education.